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Minor earthquake 2.91 mag, 4 km NNW of Los Angeles, California

Earthquake location 34.0880013S, -118.2580032WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Los Angeles in California. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.44 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 10:16:57 / February 17, 2018 @ 10:16 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:16:57 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38110592. Id of event: ci38110592. Exact location of earthquake, -118.2580032° West, 34.0880013° North, depth 6.44 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 4 km (3 miles) from Los Angeles (c. 3 792 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Long Beach (c. 462 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Anaheim (c. 336 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 324 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Irvine (c. 212 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mission Viejo, Sunnyslope, Aliso Viejo (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.2580032° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.0880013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNW of Los Angeles, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-17 10:16:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-17 10:19:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 130 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 135 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03588 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38110592 Id of event.
Event Code 38110592 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38110592, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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